Daniel Callister was born August 2nd, 1990 in Salt Lake City Utah to Becky Shaw, and Leland D. Callister. Daniel is best known for his roles in the FOX television show Sleepy Hollow (2017) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) . He attended college at Dixie State University, and studied communications and film. He later attended Brigham Young University to study Physics, with hopes of working for NASA, but later took a break to do summer work for a Smart Home company which was around the time he bumped into a cast member from Sleepy Hollow. While working in Baltimore, Daniel was cast for three episodes of Sleepy Hollow, doing stunts and Misc non credit scenes, putting his foot in the door for Fantastic Beasts. From there, his size and height played advantage for him, landing him in the beginning stages of his film career.